News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova


Introducing the new Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Heartburn Treatment Program

Is It Just Heartburn? Everyone experiences a little heartburn or indigestion sometimes. But for a surprising number of people, this problem is much more than an occasional nuisance. It is painful, affects sleep and the ability to enjoy food, and can diminish your quality of life. For an estimated 20–30 percent of American adults, the…

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New Mount Vernon Emergency Department nears completion

The Wait Is Almost Over Construction of the new Veatch Family Emergency Department of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital remains on pace for opening on November 16, 2016. The new 29,000-square-foot facility will feature: 1. 35 larger and more private treatment rooms 2. Seven new “fast track” treatment rooms – fast care for less serious injuries…

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Inova Mount Vernon Joint Replacement Center continues its pioneering care options

Leading the Pack Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is a trailblazer when it comes to minimally invasive outpatient joint replacement. Nitin Goyal, MD, and colleagues at the Inova Joint Replacement Center performed the first outpatient knee and hip replacements in the Northern Virginia area. Dr. Goyal is a hip and knee replacement surgeon with a special…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital offers superior E.R. care

E.R. Ranks in Top 1 Percent in Patient Satisfaction More than 40,000 patients receive their care through Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH) Emergency Department each year — about 110 people each day. Even as construction continues on pace to open the new hospital E.R. this fall, patients are giving rave reviews about the care they…

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